4th Amendment: Buried by technology

by Phil Elmore -- The Fourth Amendment to the United States Constitution reads, "The right of the people to be secure in their persons, houses, papers, and effects, against unreasonable searches and more…

A technological lynching

by Phil Elmore -- By now you've no doubt heard about Carrie Prejean, "Miss California," who (at least as of Tuesday) will be allowed to retain her title despite the possibly malicious more…

No, you can't steal property online

by Phil Elmore -- It has been a few weeks now since the guilty verdict was handed down in the infamous Pirate Bay trial. This was the latest legal battle over copyright more…

POD books and information overload

by Phil Elmore -- The smells of desperation and need were heavy in the air as I stepped into the community room of my local library. I hadn't realized what it meant more…

The left's fear of firearms

by Phil Elmore -- With a socialist and would-be totalitarian in the White House and a Democrat majority in Congress, the forces of popular culture are marshaling, eager to accomplish several long-term more…

The convenience of government theft

by Phil Elmore -- Yesterday was Tax Day in the United States, the infamous April 15. As they do every year, our media outlets treated us to stock footage of American taxpayers more…

Obama's Internet tyranny

by Phil Elmore -- A persistent meme in political discourse has been the advent of a new world war. As global terrorism and the threat of rogue states has supplanted war between more…

Laptop use: Too much of a good thing

by Phil Elmore -- Have you ever spent 36 hours typing on a laptop? I have. Recently, while finishing a novel, I spent 36 hours straight working on a laptop computer. I more…

Barack Hussein Obama: Our technology dictator

by Phil Elmore -- As Americans, increasingly more connected to the world through the network of networks that is the Internet, with more means of accessing the Internet than ever before, absorb more…

Porn on your kid's phone

by Phil Elmore -- My mother once called me in high school. I was sitting in class when the phone mounted on the wall rang; the office was transferring the call to more…